Cyber Security SME, ArcSight Administrator

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Cyber Security SME, ArcSight Administrator - TS/SCI
Springfield, VA

Parsons offers the U.S. Government qualified and clearable personnel to solve engineering, intelligence, information technology, facility, environmental, and energy needs. Our staff has supported mission-critical, homeland security, installation/base optimization, range sustainability, space exploration, unexploded ordnance cleanup, missile defense, and disaster relief programs both here and around the globe.

We excel in delivering to mission-critical expectations.
Parsons makes the world a safer place

The SME, ArcSight Administrator supports a United States Agency's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users.

The SME, ArcSight Administrator is a member of the CERT Advanced Technology Group (ATG). The primary focus of the ATG is to research new COTS security tools, develop implementation plans and execute installations and upgrades, and maintain specific applications and their hardware in support of operational needs. The SME, ArcSight Administrator function is part of the ATG and is required to support the following:
- Patch and update application software as needed
- Maintain version control and document all changes
- Develop processes for application use by all Operators
- Upgrade and maintain application to current (supported) version
- Develop Dashboards, Channels, Rules, Filters, Reports, and Data Monitors as needed
- Lead all C&A efforts
- Provide 24x7x365 application support (may be on-call)
- Must be able to troubleshoot and install all components on Red Hat Linux platform.

Required Education and Training:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.
- Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.
- Certification in AESSA (ArcSight Enterprise Security Solution Architect) is required.

Required Experience:
- In addition to required education or equivalent experience;
- Minimum ten years IT experience.
- Must have at least four years experience in the role of ArcSight Administrator.
- Must be familiar with both Windows OS and Red Hat Linux for troubleshooting and installation.
-Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Experience:
- Experience with business process reengineering, capability maturity model, change management, or process improvement.
- Experience with requirements and/or configuration management tool, such as DOORS, RequisitePRO, ClearCase, or PVCS

Qualities/Additional info:

SME, ArcSight Administrator should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills, and a fine attention to detail.

He/she should also be a self-starter, capable of working on projects independently, if required.

Extremely effective oral and written communications skills are a must, in order to present strategy, architecture and status information to the client in both formal and informal review settings.

Frequent interaction with government client is required.

Occasional local travel. Occasional weekend hours (

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide-as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 13,000 Parsons employees are engaged in more than 2,000 projects in 50 states and 29 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,400 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.

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